Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad

Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad
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If you like the flavors of bacon and tomatoes - you will enjoy this macaroni salad.
30 min
Prep Time
3:00
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

1 2/3 cups
uncooked dried large ring macaroni
1 cup
ranch dressing
1 small (1 cup)
cucumber*, seeded, chopped
1 large (1 cup)
tomato, seeded, chopped
1 small (1/2 cup)
red onion, chopped
3 tablespoons
chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/8 teaspoon
pepper
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, hard-cooked, cooled, peeled, chopped
1 cup
chopped crisply cooked bacon
 
*Substitute 1 cup chopped celery.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain well; rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine cooked macaroni and all remaining ingredients except eggs and bacon in bowl; mix well. Gently stir in eggs.
  3. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Stir in bacon just before serving. Serve cold.

Recipe Tips

- For creamier salad; stir in 3/4 cup ranch dressing with pasta and 1/4 cup dressing with the bacon just before serving.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
320
Cholesterol
90mg
Carbohydrates
21g
Protein
9g
Fat
22g
Sodium
760mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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